Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)
The Air Force Aid Society supports Airmen and enhances the Air Force mission by relieving emergency financial distress, helping Airmen and their families achieve their educational goals, and improving their quality of life through proactive programs.
AFAS Loan Services
Apply for loan services online at www.afas.org. Once application is complete, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at (801) 777-4681.
AFAS Standard Assistance may be either a no-interest loan or grant. It is intended to stabilize financial emergencies such as basic living expenses (rent, utilities, food), funeral expenses, pay/allotment problems, disasters, vehicle repair, etc. A budget is required and payment is made to the final vendor/recipient (i.e. landlord for rent, mechanic for car repairs, etc.).
The Falcon Loan is a no-interest loan to provide Airmen with expedited financial assistance up to $1,000. This loan is intended for emergency situations such as rent or utility bills, child care, vehicle expenses, etc. Less information is required to apply.
Emergency Travel does not require an appointment if short notice. Please contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center at (801) 777-4681 for more information on emergency travel procedures.
For after-hours emergencies/travel that cannot wait until the next duty day, or if you are not within 50 miles of a military installation, please contact the American Red Cross at (877) 272-7337. Look for AFAS or other military relief agency locations near you.
AFAS Education Support offers college grants, scholarships, and supplemental education loans to eligible Air Force dependents/spouses. The Arnold Education Grant Program is the most popular with $500 to $4,000 grants awarded each year based on student financial need. The grant application process opens in January and closes in April. Get more information on the AFAS Education Support page.
Give Parents a Break Childcare offers eligible families a monthly child care break for a few hours away from the stresses of parenting during deployments, remote tours, extended working hours, etc. For more information, check out the Give Parents a Break page.
Child Care for PCS Program provides assistance for families in the process of a PCS move to/from Hill AFB. AFAS pays up to 20 hours child care (per child) in certified Family Child Care homes on and off base. Stop by the A&FRC for a voucher (must provide orders) and find a provider on the Family Child Care page.
Car Care Because We Care provides a voucher to a deployed/remote military member’s spouse for an oil change and safety check on their primary vehicle. Please contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center at (801) 777-4681 for additional information.
Bundles for Babies teaches parents basic parenting and financial skills to help them care and budget for their new baby. After completing the class, eligible parents will receive an AAFES gift card to help purchase some baby essentials. See our schedule here.
Mon – Tue
0730 – 1630
0730 – 1330
Thu – Fri
0730 – 1630
Sat – Sun
Closed all AFMC Family Days and Federal Holidays.
5837 D Ave Bldg. 150
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